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Blues recall Neighbours from Springfield

Forward Nikita Alexandrov has been assigned to the Springfield Thunderbirds

by Mick Lite

St. Louis Blues President of Hockey Operations and General Manager Doug Armstrong announced today the team has recalled forward Jake Neighbours from its AHL affiliate, the Springfield Thunderbirds.

In addition, the Blues assigned forward Nikita Alexandrov to Springfield.

Neighbours, 20, has dressed in 11 games for the Blues this season, logging one goal and four penalty minutes. The 6-foot, 201-pound forward has also made seven appearances for the Thunderbirds, posting five assists. A native of Calgary, Alberta, Neighbours was drafted by the Blues in the first round (No. 26 overall) of the 2020 NHL Draft.

Alexandrov, 22, has dressed in nine games for the Blues this season, collecting one assist. The 6-foot-1, 177-pound forward has also made nine appearances for the Thunderbirds, recording eight points (four goals, four assists) and four penalty minutes. A native of Burgwedel, Germany, Alexandrov was drafted by the Blues in the second round (No. 62 overall) of the 2019 NHL Draft.

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Mick Lite served for 12 years in the military and is now an entrepreneur and photographer. Has worked as the official scorer and social media manager for the River City Rascals, Statistician for the Missouri Monsters and St. Louis Attack arena football teams, and as the Team Photographer and social media consultant for the St. Charles Chill, SLU Hockey, St. Louis Slam, and Gateway Grizzlies.

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